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Week Ahead: 13 January - 17 January

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week Ahead: 13 January - 17 January

Welcome to the week ahead, our summary of the forthcoming key company announcements. Companies are no longer obliged to notify the London Stock Exchange (LSE) of results and trading updates, so this list does not claim to be comprehensive. You can read company announcements at and our daily online news summaries record all key company announcements and business press headlines.

Monday 13 January

Trading statement: XP Power

Economics: Trade balance, Industrial production, Manufacturing production, Construction output, Index of services, GDP

Companies paying dividends: 3i Infrastructure (4.6p), Crystal Amber Fund (2.5p)


Tuesday 14 January

Interim: Games Workshop, Gateley

Trading statements: Boohoo, PageGroup, Taylor Wimpey

Company paying dividend: Intermediate Capital (15p) 


Wednesday 15 January

Interim: Knights

Trading statements: Diploma, Persimmon, Ten Entertainment, Tullow Oil

EGM: RM2 International

AGM: Diploma

Economics: Consumer prices, Retail prices, Production prices, House prices

Companies paying dividends: Circle Property (3.3p), Fidelity Special Values (special – 1.5p), Fidelity Special Values (3.65p), Mind Gym (0.9p), National Grid (16.57p), Royal Mail (7.5p), Tritax EuroBox (0.847p)


Thursday 16 January


Trading statements: Genel Energy, Halfords, Hays, John Wood, Whitbread

AGM: Cardiff Property

Economics: House price index, Bank of England credit conditions

Company paying dividend: Hydro Hotel (9p)


Friday 17 January

Trading statements: Gym Group

AGMs: Character, Futura Medical, Ixico, Kazera Global

Economics: Retail sales

Companies paying dividends: Babcock International (7.2p), Cambria Automobiles (0.85p), Charles Stanley (2.85p), Halfords (6.18p), IG Design (3p), JPM Euro Small Cos (1.2p), Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income Trust (2.4p), Morses Club (2.6p), Northamber (0.3p), Sirius Real Estate (1.51p), Vertu Motors (0.6p), Vp (8.45p)


Companies going ex-dividend on 16 January

CompanyDividend (p)Pay date
Ashtead ord 10p7.155/02/20
Character ord 5p1331/01/20
Compass ord 10 5/8p26.924/02/20
Connect ord 5p113/02/20
Dewhurst 'A' non voting ord 10p 9.2526/02/20
Dewhurst ord 10p9.2526/02/20
Fletcher King ord 10p114/02/20
Future ord 1p114/02/20
Scottish Inv Trust ord 25p6.914/02/20
Shaftesbury ord 25p914/02/20
SSE ord 50p2413/03/20
Titon ord 10p321/02/20
US Solar Fund GBP0.38757/02/20

The ex-dividend day is the first day on which it is no longer possible to buy the shares and qualify for the dividend. Ex-days are almost always a Thursday. The record date is usually one day after the ex-date. The payment day is the day on which the funds are transferred to shareholders.


The data in the table above is a small selection of what’s available on our website. Just go to and click on the dividend calendar box. You can download a full table of ex-dividend dates as an Excel spreadsheet. The dividend calendar is updated every Friday.